Tag:CO Leg

Election Security Bill Introduced

Senate Democrats introduced a bill this past week that takes aim at election security concerns that have been circulating the state.

Bill to Establish More Rights for Persons Protected by Conservatorships Introduced

Lawmakers introduced nine bills, including one that would establish more rights for people protected by a legal guardian or conservatorship.

Bill Introduced That Would Modify Civil Involuntary Commitment Laws

A bill was introduced this week that would make modifications to state laws around civil involuntary commitment.

Bill Requiring Elected Officials to Approve Public Health Orders During Epidemics Introduced

Lawmakers introduced a bill this week that would require elected officials to approve public health orders imposed in an epidemic.

Edwin Hackley’s Legacy ‘Battling Racism and Second-Class Status’

Edwin Hackley, Colorado's first Black lawyer, struggled to build a local practice but used his voice in publishing to speak out against racism.

Campaign Contributions Reporting Requirements Bill and Others Introduced

Lawmakers in the House introduced a bill that would extend deadlines to submit reports disclosing campaign contributions and expenditures.

House and Senate Introduce a Few Heavy Hitters

Lawmakers in the House and Senate introduced bills that would extend whistleblower protections and allow Tribal governments access to state grants and benefits programs.

Happenings in the House This Week

This week lawmakers hit the ground running and have introduced more than 20 bills in the House of Representatives for committee consideration.